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Sodium Caprylate NF/EP Powder

Jost Code: 2743

Synonyms: octanoic acid sodium salt, sodium octanoate, caprylic acid sodium salt, sodium n-octanoate, natrium octanoat, sodium salt of caprylic acid

In pharmaceutical industry Sodium Caprylate may be used for protection, separation and precipitation of proteins, and is frequently used in blood fractionation as a stabilizer to retain biological activity of pharmaceutical proteins such as human albumin solutions during pasteurization. Sodium Caprate is suitable for use as permeation enhancers in solid orals and other dosage forms and is approved as a food additive in both the United States and European Union. Sodium Caprylate is often used in the bio industry for the special breeding selection of bacteria. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
NaC8H15O2
CAS Number
1984-06-1
Molecular Weight
166.22
Use
Pharmaceuticals; Nutritional Ingredient
Description
Off-white powder
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg cartons EU only; Additional packaging options: 50 kg poly drums, 12 kg poly pails.
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in original unopened containers.
Revision Date
12/16/20
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Appearance of Solution
Pass
Related Substances
Pass
Assay
99.0 - 101.0%
Water
3% maximum
pH (10%)
8.0 - 10.5
Heavy Metals
5 ppm maximum
Insoluble Matter
Pass
Product Release Criteria
Meets Purity Requirement